Travis County Election Results

Countywide, 61,382 voters turned out for the November 4 election, approving all but one of the eight bond proposals. Below is an analysis of some of the voting, based on regions defined by life-long Austinite Peck Young, who served as a political consultant on the bond election campaign. Inside city limits, 43,953 voters went to the polls, although 1,700 of those who voted on the bonds abstained from the city charter amendment question on campaign finance reform. The measure won by a landslide -- 72% to 28% -- taking every precinct except one, 359 in the rural Southwest, where it went down 8 to 3.

Historic Voting

Votes in Favor

REGION CHARACTERISTICS: TURNOUT PROP.4 (TRAIL) PROP.5 (SH130) PROP.6 (SH45)
Central Liberal 7.1% 64.6% 50.7% 40.9%
Near South Liberal 8.7% 58.5% 51.0% 41.6%
North Central Liberal 12.3% 44.8% 62.6% 54.0%
Far North Swing 11.4% 38.6% 68.2% 59.5%
Far South Swing 11.12% 39.6% 67.2% 63.0%
East/African Amer. Swing 5.6% 49.1% 63.5% 58.9%
East/Hispanic Swing 5.5% 52.1% 58.9% 50.9%
Northeast Swing 12.4% 47.2% 63.4% 53.2%
West Swing 18.7% 53.1% 62.0% 51.4%
Northwest Conservative 15.3% 40.4% 71.0% 61.3%
Southwest Conservative 17.1% 45.6% 70.9% 64.5%
Rural Conservative 14.5% 36.9% 72.9% 68.3%

TOTALS:


11.9%

43.4%

66.8%

59.7%


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